Dec 10 2009 1:00pm to Dec 10 2009 1:00pm

FCC "Workshop: Review and Discussion of Broadband Deployment Research"

The FCC is holding a public workshop on two independent studies that were requested in connection with the development of the National Broadband Plan: the Berkman Center's "Next Generation Connectivity: A review of broadband Internet transitions and policy from around the world"; and the Columbia Institute for Tele-Information's "Broadband in America: Where It is and Where It is Going." Attend in person or online...

Dec 1 2009 12:30pm to Dec 1 2009 12:30pm

Berkman Klein Luncheon Series

Teaching Teens to Twitter: Supporting Engagement in the College Classroom

Rey Junco, Associate Professor and the Director of Disability Services in the Department of Academic Development and Counseling at Lock Haven University

Recent research has shown that social media use is correlated with indices of student engagement. While a relationship exists, no research has been conducted to elucidate the causal connection, if any, between engagement in social media spaces and engagement in the real world. This talk will outline an experimental study, currently underway, that assesses whether first-year college students’ use of Twitter affects student engagement and success.